Dec 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
from new york city. >>> the question of school security is at the top of everyone's mind. some bay area school districts are reassessing their own crisis assessment plan. >> reporter: after this is done we will say how did they gain access to the camp us and what could they have done and are we doing those things already? >> the campuses go through emergency drills and students and teachers practice how to hideout in classrooms and safely evacuate when the police move in. administrators say that students are safe but that today's mass shooting has many parents and administrators shaken. >>> things are back to normal in coopertino after a bomb threat shutdown that campus. the sheriff's department put more patrols to the area. the campus was chosed yesterday and searched by bomb-sniffing dogs after graffiti was found on nearby school campuses. the person responsible for that threat could face two felonies in arrested. earlier this year the bay area was the scene of a school shooting at the university. noel walker talked to one relative that says today's tragic events in connecticut bring
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
. it is located around 40 miles southwest of hartford connecticut and 20 miles southeast of new york city. the population is 27,600. president obama made an announcement today. here is more of what the president had to say. >> we've endured too many of these tragedies. each time i learn the news i react not as a president but as anybody else would. as a parent. and that was especially true today. i know there's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of five and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them, birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. among the fallen were also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives helping their children fulfill their dreams so our hearts are broken today for the parents and grandparents, sisters and brothers of these little children. and for the families of the adults who were lost. our hearts are broken for the parents of the survivors as well. for as blessed as they are to have their children ho
Dec 14, 2012 9:00pm PST
was over the scene of the accident on interstate 280 interredwood city just mangled cars. according to the chp the victims were changing a tire in the center divide black volkswagen swerved that them all 3 died at the scene. the driver of the volkswagen was taken to the hospital again he will face charges. traffic was backed up for miles. >>> former san francisco school worker spend the rest of his life behind bars for raping 3 women last year. frederick dozer sentenced to 3 73 years to life and ordered to pay more than 250,000 dollars in restitution to his victims. the judge said dozer showed no remorse for the rapes that took place in the mig district between june and december of last year dozer family stormed out of the courtroom after the sentence was read. one of the victims talked in court about the crime stating that the assault drained the life out of her body. >>> in south bay police just reopened the great mall in milpitas after bomb scare. this evening police evacuated the kohl's store there and tier by stores as well. we were overhead as the officers investigated.
Dec 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
exit near redwood city. two women and a man in the lexus were killed. the fourth passenger survived with moderate to major injuries. he was taken to a hospital. the 82-year-old driver of the volkswagon was treated for minor injuries. then, placed under arrest. the california highway patrol says, it appears he was speeding at the time. at one point, four lanes along northbound- 280 were shutdown for more than three hours. backing traffic up close to ten miles. >> the great mall in milpitas was shut down for most of the afternoon today. because of a bomb threat at one of the stores there. kron four's jeff bush shows you what happened.a drive- b >> it was a tense afternoon at 2:30. this employee found a note in the men's room at this department store. this bomb threat was discovered and the bomb squad was called out to be seeing. this is where this happened at this department store, kohl's. with a canine unit called out. the swat team also had a portable robot. police found no explosive devices. this store was reopened just after 8:00 jeff bush in milpitas, kron 4. >>jacqueline: we did
Dec 14, 2012 11:30pm PST
, founded in 1805. many of the people there work in new york city just 60 miles to the southwest. newtown is fairly well off economically with a median household income of more than $111,000. the town is known for its good schools. tonight hundreds of grief stricken residents packed the church just down the street from where today's violence played out. imagines from inside the memorial service show the somber faces of those coming together for a vigil. . political leaders offered their condolences. >> i am heartfelt just like you are. >> dan malloy spoke to the crowd sharing words of encouragement and sorrow. >>> so far just three of the victims have been identified from today's shooting. among those dead are the shooters mother nancy lanza. also killed sandy hook elementary school psychologist mary sherlach and the school's beloved principal dawn hochspurn also died. she and mary sherlach were in a meeting together, the two sprung into action and were the first casualties. >>> the sense of loss is being felt in the area tonight. several dozen people gathered. they wanted to do something
Dec 15, 2012 7:00am PST
on the median, was slammed by a black volkswagen, south of the edgewood road exit near redwood city. that's on north bound to 80. two women and a man in the lexus were killed. the fourth passenger survived. he was taken to a hospital. the 82 year-old driver of the volkswagen was treated with minor injuries. then, placed under arrest. if the california highway patrol says, it appears that he would speak at the time. >> tense moments friday at a busy south bay shopping mall. the great mall in milpitas was closed for most of the afternoon because of a bomb threat. no bond was some of the mall was evacuated. police say an employee at cole's reported threats was written on the wall of the men's bathroom. all sniffing dogs for also brought in as well as the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms. stores reopened around eight last night. >> police are investigating a shooting at a busy san rafael transit center early friday afternoon. police were notified, a man had been shot a busy transit center. they say someone with a gun, got out of a gold sedan, and fired a man who was waiting at this pla
Dec 15, 2012 7:00am PST
by the tragedy as the president and as a parent. a coalition of lawmakers including the new york city mayor has called on the president to send a bill to congress addressing gun violence. >> local churches are offering prayers for those stricken with grief. >> we will pray for the families. >> reporter: about a hundred people came together to find hope and comfort through prayer last night at the goss pell church in oakland. the pastor preempted the regular friday night service and called for people of faith to unite and stand together. >> realizing that when things happen all we have is each other. you know to hold each other up whether we are in california or concouldn't. >> children and adults stood in a circle, held hands and prayed for the families in connecticut struggling to come to terms with their grief and loss. other churches will be holding similar services this weekend. >>> still much more coverage ahead on the connecticut school shooting. you can post your sympathies by going to the ktv channel 2 facebook page where you can share your thoughts on our wall. >> caltrain service
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
in his home. catherine heenan is standing >>catherine: newtown is 80 miles northeast of new york city. the scene of the shooting, is a relatively wealthy community founded 3=hundred years ago, just after nine this morning, it became the scene of one of the country's >> i just got a message saying there was an unconfirmed shooting >> we immediately jumped in the car and came down here >>catherine: parents arriving at the school found a nightmare scene. >> "i just heard the principal was shot and killed. i heard some kids were shot. a teacher mrs. hammons was shot." >>catherine: the shooter apparently arrived in this car, parked outside the main entrance. he began firing as soon as he entered the building. >> pop, pop, pop in the hall. and they all heard it. there were about seven people in the meeting room. they heard that sound in the hall. and they -- she said three people went out into the hall, the principal, the vice principal and the school psychologist. and t only one person came back, which was the vice principal, who was shot in the leg or the foot. >>catherine: police respond
Dec 15, 2012 8:00am PST
, 41. 36 in redwood city. 39, half moon bay. information is, 40. temperatures are chilly and with a little bit of fog out there the visibility has been poor from novato to santa rosa and livermore. so be careful. with the cold start we'll look for the chilly temperatures to linger into the afternoon. rain developing with a chance of showers into your sunday. today looks like the rain yes, sir day out of weekend with less rain. the system will head out of town. so far winter has not even arrived yet officially. look where we are in terms of our percent of normal. 143% of normal in downtown san francisco. 122% of normal in san jose. this first system, very weak. we'll call it windy and with this anemic looking front we won't see much in the way of rainfall throughout the weekend. best estimates will be in the north bay. here we are at noontime. you will notice the rain from san francisco to san rafael. with those cold temperatures, snow should be coming down in spots around lake county. not a lot of moisture associated with this system. as i pushes through the bay area, by
Dec 15, 2012 11:00am PST
is former new york city detective john bassa. and first of all, i want to talk to you about the young man, but the crime scene itself and we heard from the police lieutenant at the top of the hour talking about the crime scene still being very active. we know that the victims are still inside the school. as far as we know. first of all, why must they be left in there for so long and not returned to their loved ones and what's going on now as far as the collection of evidence? >> well, right now, they have to -- you know, they're going to have to identify some of the victims. they're still going to have to be taking photographs, now, be collecting evidence, but with -- as far as the bodies of the children, they're going to need to identify them first before they take them out to the medical examiner's office. >> rick: we've actually heard within the last hour or so, that all the victims have in fact been identified and that's new information that's come over recently, detective. but as we take a look at the work that still lies ahead for the investigators, what do they have to do? >> well,
Dec 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
of new york city. neighbors know neighbors and families know families and they're going to need each and every one to get through this. we have live coverage where shortly after today's shooting, police took the suspect's brother out in handcuffs. what happened there? a live look inside of saint rose church. you were just watching where members of the community gather for the first of many memorial services. that's coming up as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news that on this day is so, so sad. >> you speak eloquently in community n embracing each other, not just by your physical presence, but by all of your emotions and sending a message to all of america, and believe me, the hearts and prayers of america are with you tonight. thank you for being here [ male announcer ] when it comes to the financial obstacles military families face, we understan at usaa, we know military life is different. we've been there. that's why every bit of financial advice we offer is geared specifically to current and former military members and their families. [ laughs ] dad!
Dec 15, 2012 1:00pm PST
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